1934 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1934 Rule V Draft was held October 2. 10 players were drafted by major league teams. Leroy Herrmann was the first selection followed by Fay Thomas. The class AA phase was held from October 9-11, class A from October 15-17, class B from October 21-23, and class C from October 27-29. The Johnstown Johnnies were the first class C team to make a selection since 1927.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Chicago White Sox Bob Fenner Catcher St. Paul Saints St. Paul
Chicago White Sox Vernon Washington* Outfielder Indianapolis Indians Indianapolis
Philadelphia A's Charles "Dutch" Lieber Pitcher Mission Reds Mission
St. Louis Browns Fay Thomas Pitcher Los Angeles Angels Chicago Cubs
Boston Braves Bill Lewis Catcher Rochester Red Wings St. Louis Cardinals
Chicago Cubs Ed Cihocki Infielder Syracuse Chiefs Syracuse
Chicago Cubs Fabian Kowalik Pitcher Buffalo Bisons Buffalo
Cincinnati Reds Leroy Herrmann Pitcher San Francisco Seals San Francisco
Cincinnati Reds Hank Erickson Catcher Louisville Colonels Louisville
Philadelphia Phillies Chet Morgan* Outfielder Beaumont Exporters Detroit Tigers

* The eligibility of Washington and Morgan to be drafted was to ruled on by Judge Landis. The selection of Washington was canceled by Landis [1].


Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Toronto Maple Leafs Calvin Chapman Infielder Memphis Chicks Memphis
Toronto Maple Leafs Harry Kelley* Pitcher Atlanta Crackers Atlanta

* Pick cancelled by Judge Landis


Rule V Draft A Selections[edit]

No Selections


Rule V Draft B Selections[edit]

No Selections


Rule V Draft C Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Johnstown Johnnies Morris Arnovich Outfielder Superior Blues Superior
Johnstown Johnnies Stanley Sperry 2nd Baseman Eau Claire Bears Eau Claire


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